Dwayne Edwards is a Security Engineer in Sales at Tenable. He works at the intersection of business and technology between operational and information security.
With a deep background in manufacturing, data acquisition, security and networking, Dwayne has architected, written and built applications and global internetworks in the polymer industry and consumer goods manufacturing arena.
Dwayne previously was employed at Rockwell Automation and spent 20+ years at Cisco System in a variety of technical leadership positions. Prior to that in-house and consulting work in manufacturing typifies his experience.
Most industrial control systems lack security by design. OT environments are especially difficult to defend against cyberattacks due to the vulnerability and fragility of systems in place, and the common use of implicit trust models. Mix in the increased connectivity between industrial and corporate networks and the remote access requirements for employees and third-party suppliers, and you have changed risk equation. Listen in as our panel addresses the cybersecurity essentials for the people, process and technology behind the movement toward Industry 5.0.